The Fried Rice Epiphany…at Long Last!

I begin this week’s Tuesday lead with two difficult confessions. 1) I have been eating...

2010 Basile Montecucco Sangiovese Cartacanta DOC

“The weekend? That’s five days away!” PRECISELY! Every Monday from now on I’ll be...

Gumbo for the Holidays!

I am a gumbophile (yes, I love filé powder in my gumbo, but that’s...

NYC's Grand Central Oyster Bar Leads Me To An Old Flame!

As seen over on the Huffington Post: This past Saturday, I discovered what's at the...

2012 Cameron Clos Electrique Rouge

Wow. It doesn't even say "Pinot Noir" on the label...but this is about as...

Chicken Paprikash

There are not a lot of Hungarian restaurants in the US—New York City's old...

Rosengarten on Forbes: Cru Bourgeois: A Contentious History, But A Real Force For Good In Modern Bordeaux

September 15, 2015. The historic wine region of Bordeaux has been in a pickle...

Apple Crisp

There is a whole family of American fruit desserts related to the family of...

Weekend in Bordeaux

I was in a holding tank this last weekend…a Friday-Saturday-Sunday of studying wine, of...